Moonshine On Monday there will be a full harvest moon. Hopefully the sky will be clear so the moon can be seen in all its glory....

antlion

This lion won’t roar, but it could be considered king of the insect jungle. Antlions are neither true ants nor are the little bugs lions. In...

Western Kingbird

I really wowed her with my aerial flight and super sputtering call. Sometimes I get dizzy flying that zig zag pattern, but it gets me a mate every...

Palin moose

By LYNNE IRONS Let me get a couple of business items out of the way. I hate it when I tell a lame joke and no one gets it but me. To wit:...

Blue Crab

Alec Gale had a great summer. With the economic engine in the country not powering, his entrepreneurship is helping to propel the Island’s oldest...

Friday, Sept. 5: Bright and sunny summer day. Temperature in the 80s. A perfect beach day without the crowds at State Beach in Edgartown....

Charter School cookout

Tomorrow, students at the Edgartown School will have a choice at lunchtime: chicken salad sandwich or peanut butter and jelly. And on...

Friday, August 29: Partly sunny. An empty Oak Bluffs School sits childless and quiet at noon, soon to change in the days ahead. High flying...

owl

I am no night owl. Late night and early morning I prefer to be communing with the sleep fairies. Occasionally though, I lose the battle for the...

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